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1846

 

Methodist Congregation at Shaw’s School

 

Rev. N. E. Scott

Methodist Church services held in new school constructed in the eighteen sixties

 

Rev. H. A. Brown

 

1875

 

Seagrave Methodist Church and parsonage built on lot at 14 Isabella St.

1888

 

Layton joins Seagrave Circuit and Pleasant Point joins Little Britain Circuit

1892

Rev. T. W. Leggott

Parsonage burns

 

Rev. J. H. Stonehouse

 

1893

Rev. G. H. Kenny

 Parsonage rebuilt

 

Rev. J. W. Elliott

 

 

Rev. C. Mearing

 

 

Rev. F. W. White

 

 

Rev. S. F. Dixon

 

 

Rev. M. Metherall

 

 

Rev. S. T. Tucker

 

1905

Rev. W. J. Young

 

1906

Rev. J. U. Robbins

Building of Seagrave Methodist Church—$6,962.00 cost to build church. Volunteer labour

1907

Rev. R. A. Delve

Church dedicated

1911

Rev. F. Johnston

 

1912

 

Shaw’s Church (Bethel) Congregation transferred to Seagrave

1914

 

Church paid off

1915

Rev. Geo. Marvin

 

1918

 

 

1919

Rev. F. G. Joblin

The right stained glass window donated by the Quadra Girl's Club

1923

Rev. T. A. Carmichael

 

1925

 

Church Union

1927

Rev. R. G. Carruthers

 

1930

Rev. B. F. Green

 

1932

Rev. J.W. Davidson

 

1932

Rev. 0. R. Flindall

 

1933

 

Women’s Association of Seagrave Church

1937

Rev. J. McLachlan

 

1939

Rev. W. R. Tristram

 

1940

Rev. H. G. Lister

 

1944

Rev. D. P. Morris

 

1948

Rev. G. Patten

 

1949

Rev. A. W. Lougheed

 

1952

Rev. Thos. Wallace

Miss Willoros organized W.M.S. (Women's Missionary Society)

1954

Rev. E. McNeil

Furnace moved from southwest corner of church to the Furnace Room. Parsonage sold 14 Isabella St., Bruce & Judy Carr lived there

1956

 

Golden Jubilee

1958

 

Sunday School Choir performs on Sunday School of the Air

1962   United Church Women formed
1964 Rev. D. Harris W.M.S. disbanded
1969 Barbara Short organist until 1975

1965

 

Seagrave Charge ended. Greenbank Charge created  - Greenbank, Pinedale, and Seagrave

1967   Diamond Jubilee - celebrated September 24, 1967
    Leadership of Rev. David J. Harris.
    Rev. George Davison, Melville Pastoral Charge, spoke at the
    morning service
    Rev. J. K. Braham, M.A., B.D., Chairman of Lindsay Presbytery
    spoke in the evening

1969

Rev. L.A. Critch

 

1973 Rev. J.V. Roundell Kitchen modernized.
Organist -Joan Lee from 1975
1981 Rev. A.M. Rodgers Jr. choir award, Leaders Joan Lee & Fern Tobin
1982 Bert Wanamaker Treasurer then Gertie Wanamaker.
Sept. 1981 75th Anniversary
Left choir window stained glass donated by Eustace McNeil.

1985

Rev. David Shepherd

 

1986  
80th Anniversary Seagrave Church
   - September 28, 1986
     Rev. David Shepherd - led the service
     Rev. Jack Roundell - guest speaker

1987

 

25th Anniversary of the UCW—Rev. Dr. Lois M. Wilson, moderator, was speaker

1992  
Joan Lee retired as organist
Muriel Jebson new organist
Gertie Wanamaker resigned as Treasurer 1995
Youth Group- Sarah Shepherd, Mark Sturman, Paul Wanamaker, Lee Beacock
Cub's stayed overnight in basement
Basement panelled in 1991
Flower garden south of church began
1997 Rev. Ross Carson
Renovations- New roof, Sunday School ceiling lowered, Furnace Room drywalled, oil tank problem-leak
Christmas Eve Service 1997- live animals.
1998 United We're Awesome
P.D. Day for kids, opened church for activities
1998 Muriel Jebson resigned from organist.
Sept. 1998 New Organist Doug Wylie hired from Oshawa
2005  
80th Anniversary Celebration of United Church of Canada
Pinedale United Church closes - Greenbank Charge now Greenbank and Seagrave
Joan Lee returned as organist
2006  
Seagrave United Church Centennial
April 23 - Rev. Mark Curtis
Concert
               Guest Speaker at morning service
Sept 9 - Display of memorabillia at church
             Horse and wagon tours of Seagrave
             Community BBQ
Sept 10 - 100th Anniversary Service
                Rev Nancy Knox, guest speaker

2007

Rev. R.M. Thompson

 2 new gas furnaces installed

2008

Rev Paul Moorhouse

Rev. Paul went on sick leave Feb. 16, 2014.
then long term sick leave on Aug 10, 2014.
He completed his ministry at Seagrave August 10, 2016

2014 Rev Rickard Parker
Started as our part time minister December 2014, well Rev Moorhouse was recovering.
 
2015  
The carpet was removed in The Great Room. The floor was sanded and re stained. Wynne and Wendy Hughes donated a beautiful carpet for the floor. An executive table and 12 leather chairs where added to complete the room, which is used for meetings and coffee hour each Sunday. Also a photocopier was donated.
2016  
Celebrated our 110th Anniversary. Guest speakers were Rev. David Shepherd and Rev. Ross Carson. Rev. Richard Parker was the host minister.
2017  
The 2 hot water tanks were removed from the kitchen to an area under the front steps. This area was blue foam instalated. Installed an industrial dishwasher, 3 new stainless steel sinks , a counter top.

 

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